At Valley City State University, we offer the top scholarship program among all public universities in North Dakota.
No deadline or application; just apply for admission!
(Note that online students do NOT qualify for these scholarships.)
Scholarships are based on students cumulative high school GPA and ACT or SAT scores.
$4,000 per year for 4 years ($16,000)
$3,500 per year for 4 years ($14,000)
Clock Tower Award
$3,000 per year for 2 years ($6,000)
$1,500 for first year only ($1,500)
Scholarship criteria for transfer students is based on your cumulative grade point average (GPA) from all institutions attended.
$2,500 for your first year ($2,500)
Minimum 3.5 GPA
Difference Maker Award
$1,500 for your first year ($1,500)
Minimum 3.0 GPA
*Students who do not qualify for ND, MN, MSEP, or WUE tuition rates are considered non-resident students and do not qualify for scholarships listed above.
Please review our Tuition and Fees information to learn more information.
Non-resident/international students may qualify for a STARS waiver, see below.
$1,000 per year for 5 years ($5,000)
Applies to students paying Non-Resident and International tuition